Join us Sunday, December 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a trip into Christmases past. You are invited to visit the historic sites at Mill Springs in Wayne County open for the Old Fashion Christmas Holiday. The houses will be open to the public and seasonal refreshments will be served. Guides will be available at each site. There is no charge for any of the tours.
Plan to visit the newly restored West-Metcalfe House, the oldest brick home in southeast Kentucky. Harlan Ogle, Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum will be in the house to describe the life and times of the pioneer families that lived in the area. Don’t be surprised if there is a visit from Bro. “Raccoon” John Smith.
The historic Dunagan’s Country Store will be open for tours. Carolyn Simpson the proprietress, will have hot chocolate and the checker board set up.
The Brown-Lanier House, home of the miller who operated the Mill at Mill Springs, will be decorated in Victorian style. “T’was the Night Before Christmas” will be read by Norrie Wake for the young and young at heart.
Bill Neikirk, President, Mill Springs Battlefield Association, Inc.; Carolyn Simpson, owner of Dunagan’s Country Store; Norrie Wake, President, Cumberland Heritage Society, Inc. and Harlan Ogle, Executive Director, Wayne County Museum are cordially sponsoring this holiday celebration for the community and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!